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Ranken Technical College Overview

Located in Saint Louis, Missouri, Ranken Technical College is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Saint Louis makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

What Is Ranken Technical College Known For?

705 Undergraduate Awards
  • The highest award offered at Ranken Technical College is the bachelor's degree.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 57% of the faculty were full-time.
  • A student who earns a bachelor's degree from Ranken Technical College makes roughly $48,400 a year. This is 19% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
  • On average, it takes about 4.0 years for students from Ranken Technical College to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.

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Ranken Technical College Rankings

Ranken Technical College is ranked #114 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Out of the 56 colleges in Missouri, it is ranked at #2.

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Ranken Technical College has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#15 Best Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#59 Best Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Ranken Technical College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Computer Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Engineering Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Plumbing & Water Supply Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#2 Best Environmental Control Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Electromechanical Engineering Technology Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#5 Best Construction Trades Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Mechanic & Repair Technologies Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Precision Production Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#51 Best Business Administration & Management Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Ranken Technical College has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#58 Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates College Factual
#87 Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates College Factual

Where Is Ranken Technical College?

Location of Ranken Technical College

Contact details for Ranken Technical College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4431 Finney Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63113-2811
Phone: 314-371-0236

How Do I Get Into Ranken Technical College?

You can apply to Ranken Technical College online at:

As long as you submit the requested materials to Ranken Technical College when applying, you shouldn't have to worry about getting in since the school has an open admissions policy.

Can I Afford Ranken Technical College?

66% Take Out Loans
5.5% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Ranken Technical College, approximately 66% of students took out student loans averaging $5,529 a year. That adds up to $22,116 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Ranken Technical College is 5.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Ranken Technical College Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,339 Full-Time Undergraduates
7% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,799 undergraduate students at Ranken Technical College, with 1,339 being full-time and 460 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Ranken Technical College

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,339 full-time undergraduates at Ranken Technical College, 93% are male and 7% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Ranken Technical College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Ranken Technical College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Ranken Technical College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 15
Black or African American 200
Hispanic or Latino 39
White 943
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 141

Geographic Diversity

Missouri students aren't the only ones who study at Ranken Technical College. At this time, 5 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Online Learning at Ranken Technical College

102 Took All Classes Online
758 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2017-2018, 758 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Ranken Technical College has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 58th most popular in Missouri for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Ranken Technical College majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 36%
Business, Management & Marketing 36%

Ranken Technical College Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate Bachelor’s TOTAL
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 18 90 5 0 113
Electronics Maintenance & Repair 28 82 0 0 110
Computer Engineering Technology 7 87 0 0 94
Precision Metal Working 34 23 15 0 72
Environmental Control Technology 53 17 0 0 70
Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance 16 35 0 0 51
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 15 35 0 0 50
Business Administration & Management 1 0 0 38 39
Plumbing & Water Supply 2 0 22 0 24
Carpentry 11 12 0 0 23
Computer Programming 0 20 0 0 20
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 2 0 17 19
Architectural Sciences & Technology 0 7 0 0 7
Building Management & Inspection 6 0 0 0 6
Mechanic & Repair Tech (Other) 6 0 0 0 6
Information Technology 1 0 0 0 1
TOTAL 198 410 42 55 705


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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